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Welcome to Third Grade!. Curriculum Night August 17, 2009. YES Third Grade Teachers. Mrs. Amy Anderson Mrs. Jamie Ann Dean Mrs. Julie Price Mrs. Shawna Tatarchuk Mrs. Selena Tapley We are very excited about working with your children and are looking forward to a great year! .

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Welcome to third grade

Welcome to Third Grade!

Curriculum Night

August 17, 2009

Yes third grade teachers
YES Third Grade Teachers

Mrs. Amy Anderson

Mrs. Jamie Ann Dean

Mrs. Julie Price

Mrs. Shawna Tatarchuk

Mrs. Selena Tapley

We are very excited about working with your children and are looking forward to a great year!

Arrival and dismissal
Arrival and Dismissal

  • Car riders need to come between 7:10-7:30. The carpool line can get long – please take that into consideration!

  • If your child is eating breakfast at school, please allow time for your child to get his or her food and be in class on time.

  • Instruction begins at 7:30.

  • The students need to be in the classroomready to begin our day by 7:30.

  • Students must have a Change of transportation form if their afternoon dismissal changes.

Snack time
Snack Time

  • We will have “snack time” every day.

  • Please send healthy snacks:

    • Crackers

    • Fresh fruit that is ready to eat

    • Vegetables are preferred snack items.

    • Please do not send chips, candy or cookies.

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Snack Time

  • Snacks are eaten as we work. Please send things that are easy to open and not too messy. 

    A number of our students are unable to bring snacks. Any “extras” that you would like to send to share would be greatly appreciated.

D i b e l s dynamic indicators of beginning and early literacy skills
D.I.B.E.L.S.(Dynamic Indicators of Beginning and Early Literacy Skills)

D.I.B.E.L.S. is a standardized reading assessment that is given to all elementary students in the state.

The assessment measures reading fluency in second grade.

Students are given scores such as:

Benchmark, Strategic, and Intensive

Students will need to read 110 words a min. to be considered benchmark.

Math fact fluency
Math Fact Fluency

This year the state of Alabama is stating that all third grade students should be fluent in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts.

We will be giving timed math fact test weekly.

Please practice these facts at home.

Walk to math
Walk to Math

  • Pre-test before every unit (not counted as a grade)

  • Students change classes to meet each child’s instructional needs.

  • Post tests are given at the end of every unit.

  • Groups are fluid and changed every unit.

Plans for the year
Plans For The Year

First Nine Weeks

Second Nine Weeks

Third Nine Weeks

Fourth Nine Weeks

This is a projected schedule. It is subject to change slightly as needed.

Third Grade objectives may be found on the Alabama Course of Study. This is on Yarbrough website under Parent Info. and Resources


Knightly Reading Card – 20 minutes of reading a night

Fluency Homework

Nightly Spelling – Spelling Workbook

Math homework – assigned by math teacher

Grading policies and procedures
Grading Policies and Procedures

  • Auburn City Schools Grading Scale has changed:

  • A = 90-100

  • B = 80-89

  • C = 70-79

  • D = 60-69

  • F = 59 and below

Science and social studies
Science andSocialStudies

Test – 60% Class work – 40%

Auburn City Schools is a pilot system for the INOW curriculum management program. Hopefully, parents will be able to access their children’s attendance and grades via the internet by mid-January. Look for future updates.

Thanks for coming tonight
Thanks for coming tonight

  • Questions?

  • You will go to your child’s classroom to discuss individual classroom procedures.